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Crash and Learn:

Integrating "Crash Science in the Classroom" teaching resources

with Griff Jones


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Join Griff Jones, host and lead developer of the interactive IIHS educational website for a Teaching Tips Tour that includes strategies and best practices for utilizing the site’s many resources for both in-person and online instruction. Learn how to access free detailed hands-on lesson plans, award-winning videos and short video segments, engaging demonstrations, engineering-design challenge projects, student worksheets and answer keys, as well as behind-the-scenes tours of the IIHS Vehicle Research Center.


Griff Jones IIHS Science Education Professor

Dr. Griff Jones, a highly celebrated science education specialist and emeritus clinical associate professor from the University of Florida, is renowned for creating powerful, inquiry-based K-12 science programs that elevate learning. Integrating his expertise from multiple academic appointments in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Engineering, he has contributed extensively to the field of education through numerous nationally recognized textbooks, curriculum guides, and online materials. His groundbreaking collaboration with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety resulted in award-winning educational films and a pioneering website, "Crash Science in the Classroom." This innovative project elucidates the life-saving potential of STEM subjects through the lens of car crashes and traffic safety. Honored with prestigious accolades such as the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, Dr. Jones' approach offers teachers a remarkable blend of dynamic curriculum resources and a captivating perspective on STEM education.

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Crash Science in the Classroom Lesson Units by IIHS



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